Exodus 22:16-31 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed , and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife. 16 "If a man seduces a virgin who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price, and she shall be his wife.
17 If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins. 17 If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must still pay the bride-price for virgins.
18 Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live . 18 "Do not allow a sorceress to live.
19 Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death . 19 "Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal must be put to death.
20 He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto the LORD only, he shall be utterly destroyed . 20 "Whoever sacrifices to any god other than the LORD must be destroyed.
21 Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. 21 "Do not mistreat an alien or oppress him, for you were aliens in Egypt.
22 Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child. 22 "Do not take advantage of a widow or an orphan.
23 If thou afflict them in any wise , and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry; 23 If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry.
24 And my wrath shall wax hot , and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless. 24 My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.
25 If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer , neither shalt thou lay upon him usury. 25 "If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest.
26 If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge , thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down : 26 If you take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, return it to him by sunset,
27 For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep ? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear ; for I am gracious. 27 because his cloak is the only covering he has for his body. What else will he sleep in? When he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
28 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people. 28 "Do not blaspheme God or curse the ruler of your people.
29 Thou shalt not delay to offer the first of thy ripe fruits, and of thy liquors: the firstborn of thy sons shalt thou give unto me. 29 "Do not hold back offerings from your granaries or your vats. "You must give me the firstborn of your sons.
30 Likewise shalt thou do with thine oxen, and with thy sheep: seven days it shall be with his dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it me. 30 Do the same with your cattle and your sheep. Let them stay with their mothers for seven days, but give them to me on the eighth day.
31 And ye shall be holy men unto me: neither shall ye eat any flesh that is torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it to the dogs. 31 "You are to be my holy people. So do not eat the meat of an animal torn by wild beasts; throw it to the dogs.